Learn the traditional hand embroidery technique of Crewel Work. You can create this beautiful Woodland Animals design. Crewel work refers to the style of embroidery. This became popular during the 17th century using crewel wool threads on a background of linen twill.
This design will introduce you to many of the stitches and techniques which are essential in the art of Crewel Work embroidery. These include: split stitch, seeding stitch, trellis stitch, fly stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch, detached chain stitch, satin stitch, buttonhole stitch, long and short stitch, herringbone stitch, block shading and french knots.
This kit includes all the threads, fabric and needles required to complete this hand embroidery design. There is a clear instruction booklet with step by step photographs to guide you easily through your project.
The traditional linen twill background fabric is provided with the design already transferred on for you.
Materials included in the kit: linen twill fabric, Appletons crewel wool and size 22 chenille needles.
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Design dimensions: 19cm x 19cm
Additional equipment required:10 inch ring frame and embroidery scissors